Just looking for some advice about how to deal with stitches and how to prevent them if possible!
I have built up to running for half an hour, covering about 2.8 miles in the time, but the last two runs I have done I have developed a really bad stitch after about 20 mins. The stitch yesterday was really bad and I couldn't get rid of it (tried walking, stretching, rubbing sore bit, stiffening diaphragm muscles - everything I could think of!) so I had to abandon the run.
This is driving me nuts because I feel fine in my legs and lungs and could go on further if it wasn't for the stitches.
Any help/tips very gratefully received.